The day Hollywood came to the Yukon
And they needed something to do, so contractors built a movie house.
The theatre was used for the Canadian premiere of Irving Berlin's This Is The Army, and the occasion was such a big deal it was carried live over the radio.
Click on the link below to hear Dave speak with former CBC technician Tim Kinvig about the broadcast.
Click on the link below to hear excerpts from that 1943 radio broadcast.